One Person Dead After Collision with School Bus
One person has died after a three car accident near Kingstree on Monday afternoon. The accident involved a school bus and happened just after 5 pm. According to troopers, all three vehicles were going south on Highway 52 when the school bus and a truck pulling a trailer came to a stop at an intersection. The third car, a 2003 Chevy pickup, struck the trailer which caused the truck to collide with the school bus.
The driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. He was identified as Elix McDowell. The driver of the other truck and the bus driver were both taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. Two students that were on the bus were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Authorities investigated the accident.